Associations to the word «Yen»


YEN, noun. The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen.
YEN, noun. A coin or note worth one yen.
YEN, noun. A strong desire, urge, or yearning.
YEN, verb. To have a strong desire for.
YEN SLEEP, noun. A trance-like state resulting from the use of opium or opioid drugs such as morphine or heroin
YEN SLEEP, noun. A drowsy, restless period of sleep caused by the withdrawal of such substances

Dictionary definition

YEN, noun. A yearning for something or to do something.
YEN, noun. The basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen.
YEN, verb. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover".

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